Hospital Employed General Surgery physician Position One Hour South of Richmond
Actively seeking another board certified or eligible General Surgeon. This position will be employed by the hospital for basic General Surgery, and the ideal candidate also will be able to implant pacemakers. Compensation will be based on MGMA data, and commensurate with training and experience. A full range of benefits will be provided, including relocation, paid CME and medical education debt repayment assistance.
Is a new replacement facility which opened in December, 2003 and is considered a general,acute care facility serving a market area of 31,000. The hospital currently has an active and consulting medical staff of 50 physicians and more than 430 employees, making it one of the top five employers in the area. A full range of services is provided by the hospital, including a 24-hour emergency room, cardiac rehabilitation, oncology, sports medicine and obstetric/gynecological services.
Located in a growing region of southern Virginia that is rapidly becoming an extended suburb of both the Richmond Metro and Hampton Roads Metro areas. With Richmond just 60 miles to the north and Raleigh, North Carolina just 80 miles to the south, residents have quick, easy access to larger metropolitan areas. The beautiful beaches of the Virginia coast are just 60 miles to the east. Also affords its residents the benefits of a small-town lifestyle while maintaining the best attributes of a small city. It boasts low crime and unemployment rates, numerous cultural activities, an active chamber of commerce and affordable living. The community also hosts two major festivals each year: the Virginia Pork Festival and the Virginia Peanut Festival. Local festivals offer a variety of activities, including: arts and crafts exhibits, fashion shows, a bike tour and concerts. Is among the top five cities in the country for retail sales per capita and offers at least three dozen shopping malls within a one-hour drive. Additionally, the community is served by 200 churches in a number of faiths and denominations.
The area's mild climate allows its residents to enjoy a wide range of outdoor recreational activities, including youth sports leagues, golfing, hunting, organized sports and biking. The Meherrin River and numerous lakes in the area offer fishing, boating, swimming and water sports. Also features three parks, a country club, tennis courts and a golf course. Car racing fans will enjoy being in close proximity to several motor speedways, including the famous Richmond International Raceway. Amusement parks such as Busch Gardens, Paramount's King's Dominion and Water Country USA provide family entertainment within just an hour's drive. The beautiful Blue Ridge Mountain Range, with its many recreational opportunities, is also just a few hours away.
Please only apply if you are a physician!
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